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The Birth of Love

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Original title
La Naissance de l'amour
Running time
94 min.
France France
Philippe Garrel, Marc Cholodenko, Muriel Cerf
John Cale
Raoul Coutard, André Clément (B&W)
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Co-production France-Switzerland;
Synopsis / Plot
Paul and Marcus are buddies. Paul has kids, Marcus doesn't. Marcus loves Hélène, his girlfriend. Paul loves Ulrika, but she doesn't love him, so he stays with Fanchon out of love for the children. Paul is an actor. Marcus is supposed to be a writer, but he no longer writes, he just thinks. Hélène leaves him, and Marcus feels bereft. Marcus wants to get Hélène back, whereas Paul only wants to hold onto the kids. Will Marcus salvage his relationship with Hélène ? And Paul ? Can he reconcile love for his kids with a new romantic love?
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